PR Account Executive
BLASTmedia, a national B2B PR agency specializing in media relations, content creation and amplification, is currently looking for a high-energy and creative professional with two to four years of prior work experience in media relations.
Our ideal team member is a self-starter, writer and thinker, passionate about driving results and comfortable taking initiative. This position reports to a director of accounts, with the ability to work directly with clients and executive team members at the agency.
BLASTmedia provides competitive wages, paid gym and personal trainer access, paid holidays, PTO and benefits, including a 401(k) plan with discretionary employer match, continuing education stipend and bonus opportunities. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Our open office environment and team structure provide a challenging, fun and highly-energetic work culture inclusive of a stocked fridge with drinks and snacks and half-day Fridays during the summer months.
- Execute media relations campaigns beyond writing a press release – pitching stories by email and phone, writing/placing contributed content with national and trade media and coaching clients through interview opportunities
- Build client and media relationships
- Write and edit client materials (press releases, blogs, case studies, award submissions)
- Strategically manage and contribute content to client social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube)
- Quickly and efficiently handle media deadlines and client communication
- Show initiative
- Demonstrate the ability to adapt to different personalities and communication styles
- Understand the PR process and how to secure media stories
- Understand social media’s role in customer communications
- Thrive in a fast-paced environment with high expectations
- Have a positive attitude
- A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communication or related field
- 3+ years of prior PR / media relations experience
- Agency experience is a plus
Apply online at http://blastmedia.com/careers